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Not wanting to miss out on the fun, all photo-eye Auctions end this week on Black Friday, beginning at 4 pm EST. On block — at low opening bids — are Magnum photographer Trent Parke's brooding masterpiece of 'Aussie noir' Dream/Life; signed books by Robert Adams (To Make it Home and Tree Line and Sebastião Salgado; incredibly rare volumes by Dirk Alvermann and Christer Strömholm.

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Go to this Auction Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographie (INSCRIBED!)

A typically warm Cartier-bresson inscription on this catalogue for the massive traveling exhibition that toured thirteen American museums between late November 1979 and August 1982. All the iconic Car . . .
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Go to this Auction Bruce Davidson: East 100th Street (Hardbound, 1st Edition, Inscribed Association Copy)

A rare signed copy of the hardbound first edition of this classic, with a fantastic association! Davidson shot East 100th Street with a view camera in the East Harlem, New York neighborhood dur . . .
$1195
5d 20h 50m
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The Book of 101 Books The Open Book
 
Go to this Auction Miguel Calderón (Self-titled 2007 monograph)

Cited as one of the most important photobooks of the decade by Martin Parr!. Also included in [bid or read more]

$465
5d 20h 55m
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Jacob Aue Sobol: Sabine (SIGNED)

"A classic example of the contemporary documentary approach, where the objective is inseparable from the subjective, and the photographer does not just record but also lives it.--[bid or read more]

$795
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Sally Mann: Mother Land

Acclaimed for the large-format portraits of her now grown children, Sally Mann focuses exclusively on the landscape of Virginia and Georgia in Mother Land. These images possess all of the grandeur and . . .
$195
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Go to this Auction Sovetskoe foto [Soviet Photography] Four 1920s Issues of Important Soviet Photo Journal

: "Photographs were largely absent from Soviet period-icals until 1923, when the launch of the illustrated magazines Ogonëk (The Flame), Prozhektor (TheSearchlight), and Krasnaia niva (The . . .
$195
5d 21h 15m
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Go to this Auction Miroslav Hak: Ocima Svet Kolem Nas (Eyes of the World Around Us}

Miroslav Hak is one of the least known of the leading Czeck Modernists. He was a member of the Prague groups D34 Theater and Group 42, which united avant-garde leaning Czech photographers in the 1940s . . .
$395
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Go to this Auction Jean Clair: Duchamp et la Photographie

An essential title in the Duchamp literature and in the history of photo theory. Any 'best of' list surveying of most important artist's monographs of the post-war period would have to include eminent . . .
$195
5d 21h 30m
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Go to this Auction Joseph Szabo: Teenage

"Photographer Joseph Szabo's subject is adolescence; his rare gift is capturing the spirit of his students at Malverne High School, caught between puberty and the precipice of adulthood. Taken in the . . .
$265
5d 21h 40m
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Go to this Auction Michael Lesy: Wisconsin Death Trip

"[Author Michael] Lesy discovered a striking archive of black and white photographs in the town of Black River Falls dating from the 1890’s and married a selection of these images to extracts from the . . .
$195
5d 21h 45m
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The Book of 101 Books
 
Go to this Auction [Andrew Roth, ed.] Books on Photography I, II & III + Provoke (Four 90s Photobook Catalogues)

Before the was The Book of 101 Books--the book that changed the way people look at photographic books and more or less created the idea of a photobook canon, not to mention a newly speculati . . .
$195
5d 21h 50m
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Bruce Davidson: Brooklyn Gang

From Sean O'Hagan's review, Joker in the pack: Bruce Davidson's photographs of a Brooklyn gang, Guardian, Monday 21 June 2010
"In 1959, there were about 1 . . .
$395
26d 21h 55m
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Go to this Auction Boris Becker: ArchitekturZeit Photographien (Signed, Limited Edition with 10 Photos, 1/100)

First, Boris Becker is NOT the former tennis star (tough to get around in Google!), but rather the german-born photographer who was a student of the Bechers at the Düsseldorf School in the early 1980s . . .
$395

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Go to this Auction Stanley McClatchie: Look to Germany (American Fascist Propaganda) + 1 other

Included in in The Photobook: A History, vol. III. Stanley McClatchie lived in Germany prior to the Nazi's rise to power. He was impressed by the industrial tech . . .
$495

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Go to this Auction Christer Strömholm: Till minnet av mig själv [In Memory of Myself]--INSCRIBED

Strömholm is best known for his brooding 1967 masterpiece, Poste Restante. This is his scarce 1965 book!!
"Christer Strömholm is one of the great personalities of Swedish photography. Born . . .
$695

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Go to this Auction Dirk Alvermann: Eine Handvoll Glück (A Handful of Happiness)--SIGNED!

A scarce title from the pre-eminent East German photographer of the 60s and 70s, best known for his 1960 book Algerien L’Algerie. Done in close collaboration wit . . .
$495

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Go to this Auction Adam Fuss: My Ghost (SIGNED)

"A nineteenth-century child's dress is carefully laid out for our viewing. Perhaps, because we are aware that it is a part of lost time, our thoughts go to its missing inhabitant- an ethereal presence . . .
$95

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Go to this Auction Ross Bleckner: Photographs (1998 Twin Palms Monograph)--SIGNED, Limited Edition

"Ross Bleckner's deeply personal camera work travels over the intimate contours of a lover's body and the pages of his daily newspaper. Collaged and blurred, inverted, enlarged and cropped, the artis . . .
$95

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Go to this Auction Bruce Davidson: Subway (Limited Edition, with Signed Dye-Transfer Print)

The 2003 St.Ann's Press re-issue of Davidson's classic Subway, with a jaw-dropping dye-transfer print.
From "Bruce Davidson's subway photography takes us to New York's heart," by Sean O' . . .
$3750

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Go to this Auction Wynn Bullock: 1971 Scrimshaw Press Monograph (Inscribed!)

The definitive publication on Bullock, this monograph contains a sampling of images from four decades of work along with brief snippets of text by the photographer. . . .
$95

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Go to this Auction Giorgio Di Noto: The Arab Revolt (Limited Edition, 1/20, with Print)

Included in Martin Parr & Gerry Badger's landmark exhibition, 'The Protest Photobook, 1956-2013' (Grand Palais, Paris, 2013) as . . .
$2965

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Go to this Auction Sally Mann: Second Sight (INSCRIBED)

Sally Mann's first monograph gives a cross-section of her early output. Included are her early landscapes from 1971-1975, as well as portraits of women and her platinum prints. Also presented here is . . .
$295

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Go to this Auction Jeff Burton: The Other Place (Limited Edition with Print)

"Art, fashion and pornography have their own standards of decency. The hierarchy is so rigid. Fine art has been elevated to the top, fashion is a bit lower than that, and porn's even a bit lower than . . .
$495

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Go to this Auction Masao Gozu: In New York (3 Vols, ALL SIGNED)

Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III.
A rare complete set, all signed, of Masao Gozu's unsung gem of urban documentary, In New York . . .
$995

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Go to this Auction Luis Gonzales-Palma: The Silence of the Gaze (SIGNED)

This haunting collection of the works of Guatemalan photographer Luis Gonzáles Palma is the first to match his richly handworked masterpieces with superb printing and production. A classic design with . . .
$165

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Go to this Auction Alexey Brodovitch: Ballet (1945 1st Edition!)

"One of the most cinematic and dynamic photobooks ever published.... Ballet, published in 1945 by J.J. Augustin in New York, has become a photobook legend for two reasons. Firstly, only a few hundred . . .
$4695

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Go to this Auction O. Winston Link: Night Trick (In Original Envelope)

"O. Winston Link is one of the most singular photographers in the medium's history...He made these complicated pictures, requiring the forethought and logistical planning of a movie director, by using . . .
$225

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